NEW!!! HAVE A LOOK AT “THE CRACKS GALLERY”, COLORS AND TEXTURES FROM IMPERFECTION (31 WORKS)

CLICK AND ENTER THE WORLD OF CRACKS…

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CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI  (21)

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI (21)

Cracks is part of Roberto Alborghetti ‘s Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints and textiles or re-built on collages). Since 2009 Roberto Alborghetti has been also workin’ on metal, plastic or stony surfaces and platings. So, he entered the wonderful world of Cracks… We are surrounded by Cracks… We live in a planet of Cracks. And Cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor and “an active aesthetical appreciation” of what we call the disturbing elements of imperfection.

Roberto Alborghetti discovered  through cracks magnifications other astonishing and interesting textures in what people usually consider waste materials. Lacer/actions and Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not manipulated or enhanced images.

PLACES / FUTURE & ARCHITECTURE: THE LOMBARDY PALACE IN MILAN, “THE BEST EUROPEAN TALL BUILDING”

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© Photos: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

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In 2012 the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, CTBUH, has awarded the Palazzo Lombardia as the Best European Tall Building: “In a city known for history and fashion, the tower is perfectly attuned to the urban environment. More than simply a tower, the project creates a cohesive blend of parks and commercial space, with an appropriate local flair.” ( Anthony Wood CTBUH)

Palazzo Lombardia, with its 163 meters heigth, it is the second tallest building in Italy. It is in fact a complex of buildings housing the new offices of Lombardy Regional Government. It was designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, a well reputed architectural company based in New York.

The Lombardy Palace is close to the new Porta Nuova (“New Gate”) area that is undergoing major construction activities like the Unicredit Tower. Completed in 2012, with its 231 meters it is the highest building in Italy. Milan will host the EXPO 2015 Universal Exposition and also for such reason is undergoing an important development phase with many new buildings contracted to world-famous architects.

CRACKS – BROKEN BUT NOT SPLIT / THE VIDEOCLIP

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Cracks is part of  Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints, textiles or re-built on collages).

Since 2009 he has been also workin’ on metal, plastic or stony surfaces, or metal and plastic platings, entering the wonderful world of Cracks… We are surrounded by cracks. We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor, as “an active aesthetical appreciation” of what we call the disturbing elements of imperfection.

Roberto Alborghetti discovered in cracks magnifications other astonishing textures. All Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not enhanced images, as you may see in this videoclip.  More Cracks will be shown  soon in a special gallery… 

CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

 

 

CRACKS (& LACERATIONS): THE “ACTIVE AESTHETICAL APPRECIATION” OF THE SO-CALLED “DISTURBING ELEMENTS” / IMAGE #7

CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI - IMAGE # 7

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – IMAGE # 7

THE CRACKS WEEK: THE 7th IMAGE

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles).

Since 2009 I’ve been also workin’ on another matter. Not paper but metal, plastic or stony surfaces, or metal and plastic platings. So, I entered the wonderful world of Cracks… We are surrounded by cracks. We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor. Yes, cracks as “an active aesthetical appreciation” of what we call the disturbing elements of imperfection.

My eyes and cameras discovered, in cracks magnifications, another astonishing textures in what we usually consider waste materials. Also my Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not enhanced images, as you see in this picture. More Cracks will be on line soon in a special gallery… 

MY CRACKS AS “WABI-SABI”, THE JAPANESE ART OF CELEBRATING CREVICES AND TIME MARKS…

 

 

CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI - IMAGE # 6

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – IMAGE # 6

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THE CRACKS WEEK: THE 6th IMAGE

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Some friends of mine who work in arts told me that CRACKS – and all my LACER/ACTIONS researches about torn and decomposed publicity posters – are a sort of European example of “Wabi-sabi” which is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, of accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay…

Yes, I’m glad for this matching. In fact, “Wabi-sabi” celebrates cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time, weather, and loving use leave behind. Architect Tadao Ando says: “Wabi-sabi reminds us that we are all but transient beings on this planet-that our bodies as well as the material world around us are in the process of returning to the dust from which we came. Through wabi-sabi, we learn to embrace liver spots, rust, and frayed edges, and the march of time they represent.” (Read more at What Is Wabi-Sabi)

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles). Since 2009 I’ve been also workin’ on another matter. Not paper but metal and plastic surfaces, or metal and plastic platings. So, I entered the wonderful world of Cracks… We are surrounded by cracks. We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor. My eyes and cameras discovered, in cracks magnifications, another astonishing textures in what we usually consider waste materials. Also my Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not enhanced images, as you see in this picture.

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IN PRAISE OF IMPERFECTION / “FIND THE BEAUTY IN YOUR CRACKS” – IMAGE #5

CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI  - IMAGE # 5

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – IMAGE # 5

“Do yourself a favor, find the beauty in your cracks”

Ne-Yo (Shaffer Chimere Smith) 

From his R.E.D. album

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THE CRACKS WEEK: THE 5th IMAGE

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles). Since 2009 I’ve been also workin’ on another matter. Not paper but metal and plastic surfaces, or metal and plastic platings which are usually considered as a disturbing element for our eyes.

So, I entered the wonderful and imperfect world of Cracks… We are surrounded by cracks. We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor. My eyes and cameras discovered, in cracks magnifications, another astonishing textures in what we consider waste materials. Also my Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not enhanced images, as you see in this picture.

THEY’RE ONLY ORDINARY TEXTURES IN A CRACKS MAGNIFICATION…

CRACKS  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI - IMAGE # 4

CRACKS © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – IMAGE # 4

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THE CRACKS WEEK: THE 4th IMAGE

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles). Since 2009 I’ve been also workin’ on another matter. Not paper but metal and plastic surfaces, or metal and plastic platings. So, I entered the wonderful world of Cracks… We are surrounded by cracks. We live in a planet of cracks. My eyes and cameras discovered, in cracks magnifications, another astonishing textures in what we usually consider waste materials. Also my Cracks are realistic, natural, random and not enhanced images, as you se in this picture.